If you arrived here because you are thinking about joining a running club then you have come to the right place. Why not come along to our Wednesday night training sessions and try out our friendly welcoming Club. Take out membership and enjoy the experience of Club running. See the Members' Page for details.
Our popular 10k race around the scenic areas
of Allesley and Corley incorporates the Warwickshire County
10k Road Championships and is the 5th race in the 2013 Warwickshire Road Race
Postal and online entries now being taken.
The Club's Summer Handicap Series is a hugely popular event, with a good number
of Club regulars and guests running in the six races staged on the first Wednesday
of each month from April through to September. In the second race in the 2013
series on 2 May Mark Brock was first home with Becky
Hurd second, and they continue to lead their respective tables. There
were 66 runners taking part.
Race 2 results ...
Runner of the Month
April A bottle of wine to Jack Langman, the Club's V75
who was 13th V70 at the London Marathon.
Previous Runners of the Month
Recent Race Results
Follow the exploits and successes of Club members by checking out
Recent Northbrook race results
The committee meets every month to discuss Club matters and things that affect you. Read the minutes of the committee meeting on 13 May.
Weekly Free 5km Timed Run
It's free but you must register in advance - go to Coventry parkrun web site
If you haven't yet come across this web site you might like to check it out. There's lots of useful stuff there, all beautifully presented, and there's a delightful animated video that's both amusing and inspiring.
Looking for a running event a bit out of the ordinary, offering a particular challenge, is especially scenic or maybe in some remote or interesting location? Then check out the event details sent in to us from time to time by other cubs wanting your entries.
Cotswold Hilly 100
Four Northbrook teams entered the Hilly 100, 10-stage 100 mile relay event through the Cotswolds on 19 May. With some
excellent times on this gruelling course, Northbrook took a second team prize.
Report and results
Win for Lyn in Centurion Grand Prix
With another 1st place finish to add to the previous two first places and two second places Lyn McDonald took the overall title in the ladies' competition at the last race of the Centurion Grand Prix series in April. The Centurion Grand Prix is a series of six races held at monthly intervals from November to April.
Payday for John at Asbhy
Coming back from persistent injury John Ralph's finish
at the Asbhy 20 on 17 March won him £25 for being the oldest
finisher. Just proves you can't keep a good man down.
Northbrook Move Up to Division 2 in B'ham League
A superb performance by Northbrook Men's A team gave them another 2nd place finish in the final race of the Birmingham League Cross-Country series at Coundon Park on 9 February. Finishing in 2nd place overall means Northbrook move up to Division 2 along with 3rd placed Massey Ferguson. The men's B team won four first places and finished 550 points clear of their nearest rivals.
Northbrook will host the final race in the 2013-14 season, in February 2014, either at Coundon Park or over a new course on Coundon Wedge.
Northbrook results ...
Baker 2nd in Canal Marathon
Making a return visit to Penkridge to defend the title he won last year
at the Staffs Trail Marathon, Mark Baker had to settle for 2nd place
after a spirited push by the front runner at 20 miles. Competitors
became well-acquainted with the canal tow path as the route comprised 4 laps
of an out and back 3.3 mile tow path course.
Report and photos ...
Northbrook Ladies Take 1st at Warwick
Northbrook fielded 3 teams at the Warwick Relays mult-terrain
27 October, with the Ladies' Yellow Team of Amanda Deavy, Alix Critchley and Lyn McDonald taking
1st place. Also in the 3 x 3.3km ladies' event, Northbrook Green Team finished
13th whilst in the Men's 4 x 3.3km event Northbrook Black finished 21st.
Northbrook results ...
Northbrook Road Race Champs
The Road Race tables are compiled from Summer Handicap results, and from results
of qualifying races sent in to the web site. At the end of April Corinna O'Connor
and Paul Stead are topping their respective tables. Richard Hands and Tony Hughes
lead the men's vets tables, with Corinna O'Connor and Anne Hughes
at the top of the ladies' vets tables. Nobby Northbrook has yet to
score this season.
Northbrook Road Race Champs 2013
Warwickshire Road Race League
A series of 10 middle-distance road races starting with the Regency 10k in
April and finishing with the Rugby 10 mile in September.
After the first race, Northbrook's Amanda Deavy is at the top of the LV35 table. In the men's MV55 table Tony Hughes lies 4th Robert Simpson 6th and Bob Adams is 7th whilst Anne Hughes is 4th LV55.
In the team placings, Northbrook Ladies are 5th; Northbrook Men are 6th.
Read more ...
Go to Northbrook WRRL web page for Northbrook results.
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